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CONTENT FROM LATEST CW500 EVENT
CW500: IT infrastructure for data protection
The IT infrastructure needed to ensure data protection is an increasingly thorny issue especially in an age where data is being proliferated throughout an organisation.
CW500: Digital customer engagement
The CW500 Club event in June blew away the myths around digital customer engagement
Why John Linwood is not to blame for BBC’s failed technology project
Former BBC chief technology officer John Linwood has won his case for unfair dismissal over the failed £100m Digital Media Initiative (DMI) project, but what lessons does his case offer for businesses managing large-scale IT projects?
CW500: Interview with the Most Influential Woman in UK IT 2014: Wendy Hall
Wendy Hall, who has been crowned the Most Influential Woman in UK IT 2014, says gender equality is not just a women’s issue.
Home Office seeks new CTO and CDO as G-Cloud pioneer Denise McDonagh prepares to retire
The Home Office is recruiting a new chief technology officer and a chief digital officer prior to CTO Denise McDonagh's retirement
Another CIO leaves Royal Bank of Scotland
Scott Marcar, CIO of Royal Bank of Scotland’s Markets division, quit this week, according to sources
Carl Dawson to become IT director at M&S
Marks and Spencer hires ex-Tesco internet retailing lead as IT director.
CIO interview: Bill Peters, head of IT, Caterham Formula 1 Group
Bill Peters, head of IT at Caterham, talks about the challenges of delivering IT to scientists, engineers and F1 drivers
CIO interview: “Stores still very much part of Argos IT strategy”
Argos combines wants to deliver a shopping model as compelling for online and mobile as it is for traditional channels
CIO interview: Rorie Devine, CTO, Hailo
A technology overhaul is taking place behind the scenes at cab-hailing smartphone app Hailo as the company extends its international reach.
Interview: Gerard Grech, CEO, Tech City UK
Tech City UK CEO, Gerard Grech, thinks there are other places besides London to start a digital business in the UK.
CIO interview: Thierry Bedos, CTO, Hotels.com
Hotels.com packs a huge digital punch globally, but is still striving for the perfect omni-channel customer experience.
For many years, the typical governance model for IT departments was “command and control”, locking down infrastructure and controlling access. But that time is over – with cloud, BYOD, and other digital technologies, the inexorable rise of “shadow IT” raises questions over the future role of the IT department and the CIO. Tech-savvy users now feel confident enough to bypass the IT team and make their own purchasing decisions. In this CW500 Club video, Christoph Burtscher, CEO, Be2Change Consultancy, talks to Computer Weekly editor in chief Bryan Glick about the challenges of IT governance in an era of shadow IT.
For many years, the typical governance model for IT departments was “command and control”, locking down infrastructure and controlling access. But that time is over – with cloud, BYOD, and other digital technologies, the inexorable rise of “shadow IT” raises questions over the future role of the IT department and the CIO. Tech-savvy users now feel confident enough to bypass the IT team and make their own purchasing decisions. In this CW500 Club video, John Harris, chief technology officer, Aimia, talks to Computer Weekly editor in chief Bryan Glick about the challenges of IT governance in an era of shadow IT.
Financial services firms, particularly the big banks, are facing new challenges as customer demand changes, new competitors arrive and regulators tighten the leash. Introducing mobility into financial services companies can be a challenge, but as traditional banking change, firms need to adapt to cope with consumer demand and the requirements of employees within their own enterprises. In this CW500 club video, Jason Scott-Taggart, Head of IT Service Management, Worldpay, discusses regulatory compliance and BYOD in the finance sector, as well as the challenges and benefits of managing mobility.
Next CW500 Club event
8th October 2014
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